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Divinely Distressed: Mermaids, Seahorses & Whales

Oh, how we love the warmth, coziness and vintage-feel of distressed wood for a beach home. Cottage Coastal Store, one of our fabulous sponsors, offers a delightfully beachy selection of distressed mermaids, whales, angels, seashells and sailboats.

Each piece is conceived by famed coastal designer, Suzanne Nicoll, in her Connecticut studio.   Suzanne offers an innovative home decor line and each piece is created using hand-printing, painting and stenciling techniques. We ♥love♥ that each design can be hung outside in a sheltered spot like a porch as well as inside your beach cottage!

These gorgeous Sea Maidens are like nothing you've seen before! Each is 46" across and is hand painted. She is, of course, a bit distressed to add a nostalgic feel to the piece. Each maiden is a true beach house showpiece. Click Here for More Details

Distressed Mermaids

Each set of mermaids are wonderfully rustic, with all of the natural wood grain and imperfections adding to the patina. They are available in three beachy shades....distressed blue, white or green and add the perfect whimsical touch to your seaside retreat. Click Here for More Info

Beachcomber Starfish & Sand Dollar Silhouettes

Decorate the walls of your beach bungalow with these adorable beachcomber silhouettes.  Each is about 18" high. Order Pink Starfish, Whitewash Sand Dollar or both as a pair!  Click Here for More Info

Whale Silhouettes

We love that these Whale Silhouettes are made from recycled wooden panels. These beautiful whales are available in your choice of whitewash, distressed blue or distressed green.  The white whales face left and blue face right but can be further custom made if you need a certain direction with color. Click Here for More Info

We think that Suzanne Nicoll Studio and Cottage Coastal Store are a perfect fit! Click Here for More Info about the above silhouettes


  1. I adore the seahorses and the whales!!! They are on my wish list!!!

  2. I like the whales... reminds me of Moby Dick :)

  3. I think I want them all! I'm not sure where I would put them but I'm sure I'd find a place!


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